If you’re experiencing pain, but would like to avoid the use of drugs or surgery, consider the advantages of laser therapy at Conscious Chiropractic & Acupuncture in San Francisco, California, led by chiropractor Victoria Reyzelman, DC. The FDA-cleared treatment uses painless laser energy to minimize pain and inflammation. Many patients experience relief from more than 90% of their symptoms in just 1-3 treatments. Call today or request a consultation online with Dr. Reyzelman.

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What is MLS laser therapy?

MLS laser therapy is a noninvasive technique to relieve pain and inflammation with no downtime. Used for decades in Europe for pain management, laser therapy is now available in the United States as a drug-free option to manage pain. You may have heard of the treatment called cold laser therapy because the laser energy isn’t hot or painful.

Laser therapy uses the Multiwave Locked System (MLS), which harnesses the power of two therapeutic wavelengths. One wavelength addresses inflammation and swelling, while the other provides pain-relieving properties.

Together, these synchronized wavelengths penetrate deep into your tissues and nerves that are causing pain and inflammation, triggering a metabolic reaction in your cells to promote healing and provide pain relief.

MLS laser therapy may offer the added benefit of increasing the circulation of much-needed oxygen and blood in your treatment area. Increased circulation and blood flow may then promote healing in your cells and tissue, encouraging the formation of new, healthy tissue.

Conscious Chiropractic & Acupuncture offers this innovative, noninvasive modality to address a variety of painful health conditions and injuries.

What does MLS laser therapy address?

Laser therapy is a promising option to address some of the most common and problematic types of pain. The team at Conscious Chiropractic & Acupuncture may suggest this therapy for:

  • Muscle strains
  • Muscle tears
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Tendon injuries
  • Ligament injuries
  • Arthritis pain
  • Bursitis
  • Tendonitis
  • Degenerative joint conditions
  • Headaches
  • Sciatica
  • Foot pain

Laser therapy also may prove beneficial at relieving inflammation from arthritis or repetitive motion injuries.

What happens during MLS laser therapy?

You recline on a treatment table at Conscious Chiropractic & Acupuncture, where your provider holds the MLS laser therapy device over your treatment area. The process isn’t painful. In fact, you may not feel anything as the laser energy penetrates your tissues.

Your session is brief, with most treatments taking an average of eight minutes. You can resume your usual routine immediately.

When do I see results from MLS laser therapy?

Laser therapy relieves more than 90% of many patients’ symptoms within 1-3 treatments, although individual results may vary. The team at Conscious Chiropractic & Acupuncture recommends 7-10 sessions, on average, to maximize your results.

For nonsurgical pain relief, explore the advantages of laser therapy by calling today or requesting a consultation online at Conscious Chiropractic & Acupuncture.